Monday, December 2, 2013

Announcement and Application to become a Home Health Advisory Committee Member

The Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is currently accepting applications for Home Care Advisory Committee Members.

Per statutory requirements, Home Care Advisory Committee members serve on a voluntary basis and are appointed by the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This committee represents providers and consumers of skilled home health services, personal care services, members of the disabled community who are home care consumers, seniors or representatives of seniors who are home care consumers, providers of Medicaid services, providers of in-home support services, and is represented by employees of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and Human Services.

The Home Care Advisory Committee members meet to review and discuss the rules that govern the licensing of home care agencies in the State of Colorado and make recommendations to both the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the State Board of Health. Currently, the meetings are held once each month for two hours.

For more information on the application process please go to the following web site and click on the link titled Announcement and Application for becoming a Home Care Advisory Committee Member:

FOR PROVIDERS -
http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-HF/CBON/1251592680065

FOR CONSUMERS -
http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDPHE-HF/CBON/1251592680060